NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Jul 8, 2014 07:05 AM CDT

Yamaha Motor Corp. has rolled out a larger capacity Viking for 2015. The newest model in the line is the Viking VI, the "VI" for six seats. Prices start at $12,799.

On a test drive outside Austin, Texas, the Viking VI proved to be an able off-road side-by-side with the capability to comfortably move six passengers. It has good range (9.7 gallons of fuel), reactive power steering and an engine that, although the same size as the original three-seat Viking, has been enhanced to accommodate the additional load.

Convenience features include a digital display (fuel, trip, speed, mileage), eight cup ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
Kubota Steps Up
You Wish You Owned This
Deere to Lay Off Over 1,000 Workers
Compaction Connection
FAA Clears Ag Company to Fly Drones
Cover Crop Interseeder
Farm Bureau Focused on WOTUS
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 8
Compact Shop Works Big
Clean Water Goes a Long Way